“How do I remove the proofer prior to applying Reviver?”

First of all, well done for asking this question, instead of just applying the Reviver to your soft top before removing any previously applied proofing agents! Despite the instructions on the Reviver bottle, you would be amazed by how many people just go ahead and put the Reviver onto a protected top and are then […]

“How do I remove bird droppings from my convertible top?”

I am sure all convertibles owners know how frustrating it is to walk out the door to go for a spin in your convertible car, only to find out that the hood is covered in bird droppings! You then attempt to wipe the mess off, however, the droppings have dried, or they are fresh and you […]

“How do I find out if my convertible top is fabric or vinyl?”

This is a very common question asked by convertible car owners, and it is good that you are asking the question before purchasing products that are not suitable for your soft top. It is also important to remember that even if think you know a lot about convertibles, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the vehicle […]

“How can I stop rain from penetrating my convertible top?”

If the rain is leaking through your soft top because the weather barrier has deteriorated and not because there is physical damage to your soft top, such as a tear, then the best thing for you to do is apply Renovo’s Ultra Proofer; this will cocoon your soft top in a weather proof coating – […]

“It rained before I finished applying the Ultra Proofer to my BMW convertible!”

There is nothing more frustrating than when you get to the final part of the three stages of restoring your convertible hood, and then it starts to rain just as you are applying the Ultra Proofer! This can leave customers feeling very concerned that they may have to start the whole process again, but don’t […]

“Can I use a spray to apply Renovo products, rather than using a brush?”

The short answer is no! I do know that people have tried to spray on the products in the past, and it never works very well, and leaves a less than desirable result!The Fabric Soft Top Cleaner, Soft Top Reviver and Ultra Proofer all require application with a new/clean 5cm paintbrush, as per the instructions […]

“I have removed the mould from my Saab convertible hood, but white marks have been left afterwards!”

This is a very common issue that convertible owners find, in fact, these marks are often mistaken to be left over mould, that the customer will continue to scrub at, to no avail.With my considerable years of experience with soft tops, and usually after viewing  a photograph in this sort of scenario, I can be […]